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Ecolean’s climate targets now aligned with the Paris Agreement
Ecolean’s climate targets now aligned with the Paris Agreement

Ecolean’s emissions reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), which means they are aligned with what’s needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. The targets covering greenhouse gas emissions from Ecolean’s operations are consistent with reductions required to keep warming to 1.5°C, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement. Part of the global climate action movement Global producer of lightweight packaging solutions, Ecolean is now part of a movement of about 1,200 companies all around the world that are leading climate action with targets that have been approved by the SBTi to date. Around a third of these companies have, like Ecolean, also signed up to the 1.5-degree target. “By joining SBTi, Ecolean is included in a very special group of companies – the corporate leaders of the low-carbon transition,” says Peter L Nilsson, CEO, Ecolean Group. “For us, there is no question that this is the right thing to do. Aligning our sustainability work to science-based targets will strengthen our ambitions even further and this initiative provides a good and transparent platform for presenting our progress,” says Nilsson. Ecolean’s ambitious targets contribute to the climate transition Targets are considered ‘science-based’ if they are in line with what the latest climate science deems necessary to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement – limiting global warming to well-below 2°C, preferably to 1.5°C, compared to pre-industrial levels. Science-based targets provide a clear and defined pathway for companies to re­duce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, helping prevent the worst impacts of climate change and securing future-proof business growth. Ecolean’s target is to reduce its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 50 percent by 2030 compared with 2018 and to measure and significantly reduce its scope 3 emissions. Ecolean’s lighter approach to packaging, with lightweight convenient packaging solutions and resource-efficient filling lines, is at the core of its business. About the Science Based Targets initiative The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The SBTi defines and promotes best practice in science-based target setting and independently assesses companies’ targets. Read more at https://sciencebasedtargets.org/ Pictures Peter L Nilsson, CEO Ecolean Group / Ecolean’s lightweight packages for liquid food About Ecolean Ecolean develops and manufactures innovative packaging systems for the beverage, dairy and liquid food industry. Ecolean’s modern lightweight packaging solutions and resource-efficient filling lines offer both customer and consumer convenience and environmental responsibility. Ecolean is a global company with its headquarters in Sweden. Established in 1996, the company has commercial activities in over 30 countries, with China, Pakistan, Russia and Europe being its largest markets. Ecolean has 450 employees. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Hanna Jeppsson, Director Communications+46 72 724 35 92, hanna.jeppsson@ecolean.se

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Use the packaging design to develop the brand
Use the packaging design to develop the brand

More and more packaged goods companies turning to innovating their packaging as much as the product inside to capture consumer and shopper demand. By understanding their consumers’ and shoppers needs and behaviors, companies can add value to a product by creating a package that delivers a better experience. In fact, you could even say that a new package can create a new product, one that meets a new need and is experienced by the consumer in an entirely new way. There are many examples of how companies have successfully used this idea to take a great product and re-invent it to meet the ever-changing needs of consumers. By creating a new package that matches consumer behavior, companies can differentiate themselves in the marketplace, and give consumers a new reason to choose their brand over their competitors’. Given these powerful incentives, the next time a company is trying to create something “new and improved,” it might want to take a step back look at their current products and the way people are using them. Sometimes by changing the package you can create a whole new product.

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